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A Honeymoon in Space by George Chetwynd Griffith

A HONEYMOON IN SPACE

by

GEORGE GRIFFITH

Author of "Valdar the Oft-Born," "The Virgin of the Sun," "The Rose of Judah," &c., &c.

Illustrated by Stanley Wood and Harold Piffard

London C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. Henrietta Street 1901

Arno Press A New York Times Company New York--1975 Reprint Edition 1974 by Arno Press Inc.

Reprinted from a copy in The Library of the University of California, Riverside

A Honeymoon in Space

[Illustration: "_The Earth, the Earth--thank God, the Earth!_"]

Contents

PROLOGUE--The First Cruise of the _Astronef_

Chapter I.

Chapter II.

Chapter III.

Chapter IV.

Chapter V.

Chapter VI.

Chapter VII.

Chapter VIII.

Chapter IX.

Chapter X.

Chapter XI.

Chapter XII.

Chapter XIII.

Chapter XIV.

Chapter XV.

Chapter XVI.

Chapter XVII.

Chapter XVIII.

Chapter XIX.

Chapter XX.

Epilogue

List of Illustrations

"THE EARTH, THE EARTH--THANK GOD, THE EARTH!"

A HIDEOUS SHAPE ROSE OUT OF THE WATER BEHIND THEM

IT TOOK THE STRANGE-WINGED CRAFT AMIDSHIPS

SNOW PEAKS AND CLOUD SEAS

CAME FORWARD TO MEET THEM WITH BOTH HANDS OUTSTRETCHED

WHOLE MOUNTAIN RANGES OF GLOWING LAVA WERE HURLED UP MILES HIGH

WITHOUT ANY APPARENT EFFORT HE RAISED HER ABOUT FIVE FEET FROM THE FLOOR

THE HUGE PALELY LUMINOUS EYES LOOKED IN UPON THEM

PROLOGUE

THE FIRST CRUISE OF THE _ASTRONEF_

About eight o'clock on the morning of the 5th of November, 1900, those of the passengers and crew of the American liner _St. Louis_ who happened, whether from causes of duty or of their own pleasure, to be on deck, had a very strange--in fact a quite unprecedented experience.


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